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  • Unsolicited Electronic Mail
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    Unsolicited Electronic Mail

    Participants talked about the problem of unsolicited commercial e-mail known as “Spam.” Among the topics they addressed were potential legislation to regulate unsolicited e-mail,…

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  • Internet Fraud
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    Internet Fraud

    Attorney General Ashcroft and other officials spoke to reporters about efforts to combat cybercrime through Operation Cybersweep. They talked about several cases already investigated as…

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  • Credit Transactions
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    Credit Transactions

    Witnesses testified about reauthorization of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Among the issues they addressed were identity theft, consumer protections, privacy issues, and unsolicited credit…

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  • Telemarketing Practices
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    Telemarketing Practices

    Witnesses testified about the administration of a national “do not call” list to keep consumers from receiving solicitations from unwanted telemarketers. Two federal judges had made rulings…

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  • Federal Trade Commission Reauthorization
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    Federal Trade Commission Reauthorization

    Commissioners testified about a number of legislative proposals and commission reauthorization. Among the topics they addressed were telecommunications industry issues, identity theft, and…

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  • Telemarketing Calls
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    Telemarketing Calls

    Mr. Muris testified about establishing a national “no call” list to protect consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls.

    27 views
  • Internet Fraud
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    Internet Fraud

    Officials spoke to reporters about efforts to combat electronic crime and fraud on the Internet. They talked about the scope of the problem and methods for citizens to report potential…

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  • Telemarketing List
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    Telemarketing List

    Mr. Muris and Mr. Powell talked about the implementation of a national “do not call” registry and the rules for enforcing regulations requiring telemarketers not to solicit from those…

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  • emDo Not Callem Registry for Telemarketers
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    Do Not Call Registry for Telemarketers

    Following President Bush’s remarks in the Rose Garden, chairmen Powell and Muris answered reporters' questions in the White House driveway about the federal government’s launch of a “Do Not Call”…

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  • Telemarketing Practices
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    Telemarketing Practices

    Following an act signing at the White House, Mr. Powell and Mr. Muris answered reporters' questions about how a national “do not call” list would be administered and enforced.

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